American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 10:00 am
even though he’s sold the breeding rights for what could be as much as $30 million, with a stud fee that could be in the $100,000 range.
WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 6:33 am
The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests.
USOC: 3 cities being contacted to replace Boston in 2024 bid
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 5:51 am
U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington about the possibility of bidding for the 2024 Games and believe the demise of Boston’s candidacy will be “ancient history” by the time the host city is selected in 2017.
Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 2:03 am
Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter sports in a nation where few people ski or skate.
For athletes, Olympic goals outweigh the risks of Rio waters
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 1:51 am
Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro’s dirty waters, saying the risks are not great enough to alter their Olympic plans.
Associated Press | July 31, 2015 9:16 pm
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Confident Arians aims for the top as Cardinals open camp
Associated Press | July 31, 2015 7:37 pm
Coach Bruce Arians says he has one expectation for the Arizona Cardinals.
Column: Baseball plays parity game as well as any sport
Associated Press | July 31, 2015 6:18 pm
with long-time doormats now on top and former powers such as Atlanta and Philadelphia in white-flag mode — you wouldn’t be far off.
Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push
Associated Press | July 31, 2015 1:45 pm
The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 1:13 pmKo shares lead at Women’s British Open on major debut